The Chicago Community Trust



For more than 92 years, The Chicago Community Trust has worked hand in hand with thousands of local residents who see how good Chicago can be and who want to be part of a promising future.


It is dedicated to the Chicago region and to endowing its future. Together with its donors, the Trust continues to address the region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.



The mission of the Trust is to lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of Chicago.


Web Address

www.cct.org/

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/thechicagocommunitytrust

Twitter - @chitrust

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.cct.org/taxonomy/term/97/all/feed

Assets

$1,582,884,555 - 2011-09-30
$1,635,374,374 - 2006-09-30


Giving

$107,880,213 - 2011-09-30
$73,888,335 - 2006-09-30


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Recent News from Chicago Community Trust


Foundations step up on gun violence
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, McCormick Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Philanthropy is equipped to support experimental programs, says .... business and philanthropic efforts to address immediate and root causes of...more

Help Us Raise $50K by 12/1 to Win a $50K Chicago Community Trust Challenge Grant
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

Great news! Once again loyal Streetsblog Chicago backer The Chicago Community Trust, the community foundation for the region, is doubling...more

Barrel of Monkeys Presents Free Summer Workshops, Performances
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

CHICAGO ( July 16, 2019 ) — Barrel of Monkeys, one of Chicago's leaders in arts education, will present free creative writing workshops and...more

Obama science advisor sees retreat under new administration
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

Also on the panel were Helene Gayle, president and CEO of The Chicago Community Trust, a not-for-profit community foundation, and James...more

Evanston Awarded $250000 Grant To Improve Affordable Housing
Foundation: Evanston Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Thank you to Partners for Places, The Chicago Community Trust, Evanston Community Foundation and our community partners for supporting...more

Citywide conversation to deliver a memo to Chicago's new mayor
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

The Chicago Community Trust is a community foundation dedicated to advancing the Chicago region and improving the lives of the people who call...more

Donald Stewart, focused on fundraising and diversity as Chicago Community Trust CEO, dies at 80
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, MacArthur Foundation, Lake County Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Under Stewart's leadership, the organization launched a new foundation to serve Lake County called the Lake County Community...more

106 Area Nonprofits Receive Over $1.3 Million in Grants from Fairfield County's Community ...
Foundation: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Fairfield County's Community Foundation has announced the details for its current grantmaking cycle. Competitive grants totaling...more

Five ways to boost the flow of donor-advised fund capital to impact investments
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

In April I wrote in Inside Philanthropy about this opportunity, and in recent weeks the topic was profiled in Barron's, the Stanford Social...more

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Cook County, IL

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